Custodian, Full-Time

Mountain Sage Community School

Contract type
Closing date
Dec 31, 2023 12:00 AM

Mountain Sage Community School is a public charter school inspired by Waldorf education and sustainable living, located in Fort Collins, CO, serving kindergarten through 8th grade students.          
Mountain Sage is seeking a full-time custodian to perform daily cleaning duties/routine in our 17,000 sq ft building and around our outdoor campus, in partnership with other custodial staff, between the hours of 2pm-10pm. The right candidate will have integrity with their work and possess an ease interacting with students, staff, parents, and the larger community, to ensure public safety and to safeguard the interests of the school.

Required Qualifications

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  •  Basic math, writing, and communication skills
  • Basic knowledge of accepted custodial cleaning methods
  • Ability to work and interact with students
  • Fingerprinting and background check

Preferred Qualifications

  • Previous custodial experience, especially in a K-8 school setting
  • CPR and First Aid
  • Operating knowledge of personal computer
  • Basic maintenance skills such as plumbing, electrical and grounds keeping
  • Operating knowledge of custodial equipment.

Safety to Self and Others

In order to safely perform this position, the employee must be familiar with the safety rules of the job and participate in available/required safety training. The Mountain Sage custodian must wear personal protective equipment when required, ask for assistance if the task requires more than one person, and if unsure how to perform a task safely, stop and ask for instruction before continuing. Employees are expected to immediately report any unsafe working conditions or safety problems to the School Administration Manager, and until corrective action is taken, ensure that the area or condition is restricted.

Physical Demands
The custodian is regularly required to stand, walk, climb stairs, work outside, use hands to finger, handle, or feel, talk, hear, taste, and smell. The custodian is frequently required to sit, reach with hands and arms, climb, and/or balance. The custodian is occasionally required to stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The custodian must regularly lift and/or move up to 25 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move more than 100 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.
Pay starts at $16/hour for 40 hours per week. Holiday breaks generally follow those outlined on the annual school calendar with time off and reduced summer hours. We offer state retirement benefits (PERA) and health benefits.


Education requirement

High School / GED

How to apply


Candidates interested in pursuing the Custodian position should review the website prior to applying: Applications accepted via email. No phone calls please. Please email to [email protected]:

  • A cover letter articulating your interest in the position and why you are a good fit for the Mountain Sage team;
  •  A resume;
  • Three professional references.

Please indicate “Custodian” in the subject line of the email. We will accept applications until the position is filled. You will be contacted by a member of the Hiring Committee if we are interested in pursuing your application.